Orientation Program

A warm welcome to the University of Stuttgart!

With our orientation program we would like to make your first steps in Stuttgart easier:
In group sessions we will help you with the formalities, explain the German university system and provide tips for living and studying in Stuttgart. The academic student advisors or experienced students will also offer study counselling for you.

Please note that this orientation program is offered to students who arrive in April and October respectively and who do not participate in an intensive German course.

You will be welcomed by the staff of the Office of International Affairs and by student tutors of the Universität Stuttgart at the International Centre (IZ).


Registration for the orientation program preferably upon arrival at the IZ during the following opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday from 10 am to 12 pm
  • Additionally Monday & Wednesday from 1.30 to 4 pm


For further questions please contact:

Erasmus: incoming@ia.uni-stuttgart.de
Overseas: incoming2@ia.uni-stuttgart.de

For the regular office hours of the Office of International Affairs (IZ) click here.